Taxon: Spondias purpurea L.

 
Genus: Spondias
Family: Anacardiaceae
  Subfamily: Spondiadoideae
Nomen number: 35337
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 1:613. 1762
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide CultTropS; Econ Bot 54:449-458. 2000)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
  • Southern America

    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Western South America: Ecuador

  • Cultivated:

    . in neotropics

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. 1971- (F Senegal)
  • Edições Melhoramentes The new Michaelis illustrated dictionary (Novo Michaelis dicionário ilustrado), ed. 22/24. 1979 (Portuguese Dict)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1987. Flora of Ecuador. 1973- (F Ecuador) 30:38-40.
  • Howard, R. 1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt) 5:103-104.
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • Koziol, M. J. & M. J. Macia 1998. Chemical composition, nutritional evaluation, and economic prospects of Spondias purpurea (Anacardiaceae) Econ. Bot. 52:373-380.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  • Macia, M. J. & A. S. Barfod 2000. Economic botany of Spondias purpurea (Anacardiaceae) in Ecuador Econ. Bot. 54:449-458.
  • Miller, A. & B. Schaal 2005. Domestication of a Mesoamerican cultivated fruit tree, Spondias purpurea Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 102:12801-12806.
  • Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  • Mitchell, J. D. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Núñez Meléndez, E. Plantas medicinales de Puerto Rico: Folklore y fundamentos científicos. 1982 (Pl Med PR)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
  • Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:288.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)

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